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Letter: Attorney in Divorce Case Says John Goodson is ‘Broke’Lock Icon

John Goodson’s affidavit of financial means listed Goodson’s income as $0. read more >
Courtney Goodson
Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Court Dismisses Appeal Over Ad Attacking Justice

An Arkansas court is dismissing a television station's appeal of an order that prohibited it from airing a conservative group's attack ad against a state Supreme Court justice during her re-election bid. read more >
Courtney Goodson
Legal

Courtney Goodson Calls Election A Win Over Outside Spending

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice who won re-election after conservative groups spent nearly $2.5 million trying to unseat her called the result a victory over outside groups trying to reshape state courts across the country. read more >
Courtney Goodson
Government & Politics

Courtney Goodson Wins Re-Election Despite Outside Spending

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice won re-election Tuesday night, surviving a flurry of attack ads and mailers from a Washington-based conservative group that spent more than $1.2 million in the weeks leading up to the midterm trying to unseat her. read more >
Republican incumbent Rep. French Hill will face two challengers in the general election for Arkansas' 2nd District, Libertarian Joe Swafford and Democrat Clarke Tucker.

Heated Congressional, Court Races on Arkansas Midterm Ballot

A push by Democrats to flip a Republican-held congressional seat that represents the Little Rock area and a state Supreme Court race that has drawn heavy spending by a conservative interest group have drawn the most attention in Arkansas' midterm election. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Federal Judge Won’t Halt Attack Ads Against Courtney Goodson

A federal judge has rejected an Arkansas Supreme Court justice's effort to halt attack ads and mailers from a Washington-based conservative group that is trying to unseat her in next week's election. read more >
Courtney Goodson
Government & Politics

Courtney Goodson Says She Voted Against Raise Request

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice suing to block a Washington-based group's attacks against her said Wednesday that she voted against requesting a pay raise for her and other members of the court, contrary to what the group claims in one of its mailers. read more >
Courtney Goodson
Government & Politics

Group Asks Court to Reject Courtney Goodson’s Ad Lawsuit

A Washington-based conservative group is asking a federal court to reject an Arkansas Supreme Court justice's attempt to halt its attack ads and mailers against her. read more >
Courtney Goodson
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Courtney Goodson Sues Again to Stop Outside Attack Ads

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson sues to block a Washington-based conservative group's attack ads and mailers. read more >
Associate Justice Courtney Goodson faces David Sterling in November's general election for the Position 3 seat on the Arkansas Supreme Court.
Legal

Group Spends $1.1M Against Courtney Goodson

A Washington-based group says it's spent $1.1 million so far this fall on mailers and TV ads in the race to oust a Supreme Court justice in Arkansas, including a new spot similar to one by another group that a state judge temporarily blocked from airing earlier this year. read more >
Government & Politics

Arkansas Justices Challenge Ethics Charges Over Wendell Griffen’s Case

Five Arkansas Supreme Court justices on Wednesday challenged efforts to sanction them over the court's decision to prohibit a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration from hearing any execution-related cases. read more >
The Arkansas Supreme Court building in Little Rock.
Legal

Kavanaugh Fight Mirrors Races for State Supreme Courts, Including in Arkansas

The bitterly partisan fight over President Donald Trump's pick for the nation's highest court, and the questions it has raised about the judiciary's independence, mirror what voters are seeing in state supreme court races around the country. read more >
Wendell Griffen
Legal

Arkansas Justices Face Ethics Charges Over Wendell Griffen Case

A disciplinary panel filed ethics charges Thursday against six Arkansas Supreme Court justices over their decision to prohibit a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration from handling any execution-related cases. read more >
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

Comcast Dropping Appeal Over Blocked Ad Against Courtney Goodson

A cable provider in Arkansas said Thursday it will no longer appeal a ruling that prevented it from airing a conservative group's attack ad against a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election. read more >
The Arkansas Supreme Court building in Little Rock.
Legal

Bitter, Expensive Fight for Arkansas Court Seat to Drag On

A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending and a flurry of attack ads will drag on for another six months. read more >
Doug Martin
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Stay Suspicious II (Editorial)

Judge Doug Martin’s failure to recuse himself from Courtney Goodson's case at the start undercuts faith in the judicial system and is just as worrisome as the dark money seeking to influence the Supreme Court election. read more >
Courtney Goodson
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

More Ads Bashing Arkansas Justice Seeking Re-election Halted

A second Arkansas judge has prevented TV stations from airing a conservative group's ad attacking a state Supreme Court justice who is running for re-election. read more >
Courtney Goodson
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

TV Stations Challenge Order Blocking Ads Against Courtney Goodson

The owner of two Arkansas TV stations is challenging a judge's order blocking them from airing a conservative group's ad attacking a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election. read more >
Courtney Goodson
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

In Northwest Arkansas, Judge Halts Ad Bashing Courtney Goodson

A northwest Arkansas judge temporarily blocked some TV stations from running a conservative group's ad targeting a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election. read more >
Courtney Goodson
Government & Politics / Legal / Media & Marketing

Courtney Goodson Sues to Block Group’s Ads

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice files a lawsuit to block a conservative group's TV ads targeting her re-election bid. read more >